Archive for the Patient Care Category

USF Health midwives to host screening of “The Mama Sherpas”

Midwives from USF Health will host a free screening of The Mama Sherpas at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

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USF physicians earn spots on 2015-16 Best Doctors in America list

The number of USF Health physicians making the biennial Best Doctors in America® list keeps growing. This year, the local list included 129 USF Health doctors who care […]

Symposium highlights new research by industry leaders seeking first treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia [video]

Hosted by FARA and the USF Ataxia Research Center, the annual scientific symposium emphasizes a patient-centered approach to research For the first time in its seven-year history, the […]

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USF Health hand expert uses new procedure to give patients faster recovery from arthritic hand pain [video]

The wrong surgery with the wrong doctor took Ellen Polack down a path of frustration and gave her no relief from the pain in her right hand. Ellen […]

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg becomes USF Health’s newest affiliate in Pinellas County

St. Petersburg, FL (Sept. 1, 2015) – Bayfront Health St. Petersburg announced it has signed an affiliation agreement with the University of South Florida to help expand and […]

Updated information on Erika

  Posted: Aug. 29, 4:05 p.m. Updated reports show that Erika has broken up and is no longer a tropical storm. There are no planned closings for USF and there are no […]

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Dr. Harry van Loveren takes the most challenging cases while giving patients understanding, knowledge and the confidence they seek in a neurosurgeon [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

USF Health launches Epic electronic health records system

USF Health converted to Epic electronic health records (EHR) system at all its clinical sites Aug. 1, launching a new era of efficiency, improved patient care and safety, […]

USF and cancer advocacy organization FORCE awarded $1.45M to advance clinical research network

PCORnet will focus on questions and outcomes that matters most to patients and their caregivers to help shape the future of hereditary cancer research Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, […]

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Dr. Karen Bruder guides USF Health into Epic, knowing its potential for improving patient safety

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]